Terms and Themes of Chess Problems
Terms and Themes of Chess Problems
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Terms and Themes of Chess Problems

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Author: Blackburne, Stewart Shirley (1857-1934)

Year: 1907

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd

Place: London

Description:

169 pages frontispiece, diagrams and indexes. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 1/8") bound in original publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, black lettering to cover and white and gilt pictorial to cover. Being a new and enlarged edition of Problem Terms and Characteristics by the same author. Preface by A F Mackenzie. (Betts: 31-2) Second edition.

Also published in New York by Dutton, 1908. In two parts, the first comprising a set of 97 definitions of terms used in problem composition with 124 examples, the second defining 53 themes with 190 examples.

Condition:

Corners bumped and rubbed, spine ends rubbed, lightly soiled, spine darkened else a very good copy issued without jacket.